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Selling Europe On The Seal Hunt

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada Business

GENEVA - Canada's northern development minister says it was wrong for the World Trade Organization to uphold a European Union ban on seal products bas...

Three Ways to Boost Canada's Tourism Image

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Stability, peacefulness, politeness and a welcoming atmosphere go a long way when considering a nation in which to settle down and raise a family. When you are contemplating flinging free on vacation, those qualities aren't as enticing. So, what do you do if you need to become more attractive? Here are some thoughts.

Why Are We Bullying The World's Poorest Countries?

Mark Fried | Posted 07.18.2013 | Canada
Mark Fried

We haven't heard much out of the World Trade Organization since 2005, when the US government decided to continue subsidizing corporate farms rather than forge a global trade deal. Yet the WTO machinery keeps grinding on -- and grinding poor countries down.

Canada Loses To EU, Japan Complaint In International Trade Spat

CP | Posted 07.06.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The federal and Ontario governments are reviewing a ruling by the World Trade Organization that made-in-Ontario provisions of the province's...

Argentina, Bete Noire of the G20

Andrew Cooper | Posted 07.02.2012 | Canada Business
Andrew Cooper

On top of the generalized global interest about Argentina's move to nationalize its largest energy company YPF, the majority owner of which had been the Spanish energy company Repsol, there is a special local twist as the Mexican President Felipe Calderón has been particularly critical of Argentina's move calling it "very regrettable."

China's Pound of Euro-Flesh

Jeff Cimbalo | Posted 01.03.2012 | Canada Business
Jeff Cimbalo

Given the European Union's occasionally expressed but steady desire to define their role in the world apart from the United States, and given the eurozone's relative weakness right now, a close relationship with China may be seen as the only non-U.S. alternative for them to pursue.

Will Proposed U.S. Law Spark A Trade War With China?

CP | Scott McDonald, The Associated Press | Posted 12.04.2011 | Canada Business

BEIJING, China - China stepped up its criticism Tuesday of a proposed U.S. law to punish countries with artificially low currencies, saying there woul...

Green Energy Act Sufferers Seeing Red

John Laforet | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
John Laforet

Dalton McGuinty's Green Energy Act has failed to provide the thousands of high value jobs he has spent the last two years claiming it would and Canada's reputation as a free trader is being challenged by important members of the global community. But sadly, it's Ontarians who will clean up the mess.

UN: U.S., European Austerity Leading To Disaster

Reuters | Tom Miles | Posted 11.06.2011 | Canada Business

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - The pursuit of austerity measures and deficit cuts is pushing the world economy toward disaster in a mi...